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    I can smell gun oil and Budweiser. Alcohol and firearms. Good combination.


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Welcome to the Fanboy and Goth Girl web site! Browse the site for information about the book, an excerpt, VidLit link, images, and more.

You'll also get a chance to meet the main characters from the book through their blogs and letters.




Archive for December, 2006

Bendis Speaks!

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

There’s an excerpt from an upcoming print interview with Bendis on Newsarama and it’s AWESOME. He talks about the writing process, Hollywood, TV, the changing adminstrations he’s seen at Marvel, and all kinds of other stuff. Great stuff here. Reading Bendis’s comics reminds me why I like his work. Reading interviews like this remind me […]

Is Fanboy…Horror?

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

Well, no. Although that whole migraine scene is pretty horrific, if you ask us. But we’ve just been alerted that none other than popular horror author Brian Keene has selected The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl as one of his top ten books of the year! Brian calls the book: Funny, bittersweet, and […]

SLJ: Fanboy One of 2006’s Best!

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

School Library Journal gave The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl a starred review a little while back, calling the book “a potentially sad but often funny story” and praising it for examining serious topics without turning tragic. Now SLJ (we’re close — they let us call them that) has added an additional honor […]

New Reviews for Fanboy!

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

The reviews keep a-comin’! Barb Fraze from Tidings Online says the book is great for a gift this holiday season, pointing out that “even disenfranchised young teens should enjoy it.” Lyn Seippel at BookLoons offers up a terrific summary of the book and some great insight into the characters.

Fanboy Gets More Love

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

Two more sources of Fanboy-love came our way recently, and you know how we are here at FanboyandGothGirl.com headquarters — we love nothing more than to share the love. First up, Newsday! In a December 3 piece, Sonja Bolle describes the book as containing “both the hopeful resilience of childhood and the shadow of despair.” […]